Yonkers

Wheelchair ramp donated by Yonkers Mayor Spano and two local businesses.  (Credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Woman Gets New Wheelchair Ramp Thanks To Mayor Spano

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano teamed up with local businesses to build a new wheelchair ramp for a woman whose original ramp was stolen.

12/23/2013

Two people were killed in a collision on Queens Boulevard (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Motorcyclist And Pedestrian Killed In Crash On Queens Boulevard

Darien Baker and an unidentified female pedestrian were killed following a collision on Queens Boulevard at 58th Street.

12/21/2013

Santa Claus Returns To Yonkers Orphanage He Once Called Home

Andrew Malcolm visits the Andrus Center each year dressed as Santa Claus and bearing gifts. The white-bearded man used to live at the orphanage from 1941-48.

12/18/2013

Shoppers on 5th Avenue. (file/credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Looming Snowstorm Pushes Up Holiday Shopping Deadlines

A snowstorm is on its way and holiday shopping deadlines have been moved up. Shoppers flooded malls and came across great deals on Friday night.

12/13/2013

Crews on the scene of a fire in Yonkers, NY on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

At Least Two Seriously Hurt After ‘Suspicious’ Fast-Moving Fire In Yonkers

Residents at the three-story building got out safely, but three young children and their mother were forced to jump out of windows to escape.

12/11/2013

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Sarah Jessica Parker Steps In To Help Family Impacted By Yonkers Car Crash

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker pitched in this week to help a Yonkers family in need.

12/07/2013

Firefighters battle a fire in Yonkers, NY . (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Face Wind, Bitter Cold Battling Fires Across Tri-State Area

A family of four, including two children, were displaced after a fire tore through a home in Yonkers overnight.

11/25/2013

This photo shows cash, allegedly stolen from ATM machines, being stuffed into a suitcase. (credit: U.S. Department of Justice)

5 More Arrested In $45 Million International Cyberheist Case

The newest defendants are allegedly part of a New York-based cell that swiped $3 million in 10 hours by hitting thousands of ATMs using stolen data from debit cards issued by banks.

11/18/2013

Authorities investigate a report of a man shot in the head inside of a Yonkers home. (Credit CBS 2)

Woman Questioned, Not Charged In Connection With Yonkers Shooting

New information has been revealed in a shooting that left a couple hurt inside of their Yonkers mansion.

11/15/2013

Authorities investigate a report of a man shot in the head inside of a Yonkers home. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Found Shot In The Head Inside Of Lavish Yonkers Home

The property is home to a real estate executive and his wife, an NYPD psychologist, and the couple’s two children, according to authorities.

11/14/2013

A 15-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured after an SUV went out of control, slammed into a bunch of cars and then hit a group of people outside a carnival in Yonkers on Oct. 11, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

2-Day Benefit To Be Held For Family Impacted By Fatal Yonkers Crash

Witnesses said an out-of-control Jeep ran over two of the Gill sisters on Oct. 11, killing 15-year-old Kalie. Her 12-year-old sister Lindsey remains hospitalized.

11/11/2013

Yonkers is distributing free kits for parents to collect DNA from their children in the event they go missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In Yonkers

On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.

11/07/2013

Robert Richard

Missing Autistic Teen From Yonkers Found In Manhattan

An alert had been put out for Robert Richard, who was described as an “endangered missing child with autism.”

10/31/2013

Robert Richard

Police Search For Autistic Teen Who Vanished In Yonkers

As the mystery continued in the search for Avonte Oquendo Wednesday night, police in Yonkers reported that another autistic teen was also missing.

10/30/2013

A 15-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured after an SUV went out of control, slammed into a bunch of cars and then hit a group of people outside a carnival in Yonkers on Oct. 11, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police Probe Crash That Killed Girl, 15, In Yonkers

An investigation was under way Saturday morning after an out-of-control sport-utility vehicle hit several people at a street fair in Yonkers, leaving a 15-year-old girl dead and four others injured.

10/12/2013

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